Labour leaders: Stronger Towns Fund fails to address needs

By Naomi Larsson | 11 March 2019

Labour council leaders have written to Prime Minister Theresa May criticising the Stronger Towns Fund for failing to address needs of communities around the country.

In a letter to Mrs May, 64 council leaders pointed out the £1.6bn boost to deprived areas until 2026 was equivalent to just £260m a year – a ‘drop in the ocean’ in a context of widespread cuts to local authorities.

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